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Globality Gets Into Gear – A Serious Attempt To Disrupt Global Services Buying?

There are many ways to start a new business. You can develop your idea on the kitchen table, rope in a few friends who will […]

What Leads to Procurement and Finance Falling Out?

Yes, we have a new Spend Matters briefing / best practice paper to tell you about, and one thing is beyond argument – it has […]

Software Europe Becomes Selenity – Away Shirts and a Game Changer

Five years ago we paid a visit to privately owned Software Europe (based in Lincoln), interested in the firm as a provider of expense management […]

Bravo Advantage – A Look At New Procurement Technology Platform (part 2)

In part 1 of this review, a couple of weeks back, we started looking at the latest release of the BravoAdvantage source-to-pay procurement platform from […]

Proactis Buys Perfect Commerce – Further Thoughts

On Friday, Wetherby-based* procurement software firm Proactis announced the transformational acquisition of US / France firm Perfect Commerce. Proactis has made 5 acquisitions in the […]

Science Warehouse Customer Event – Focus On Product Enhancement

Science Warehouse (SWL), the Leeds-based eProcurement business, was initially a spin-out from Leeds University, created by Dr David Hames to meet the needs of scientists […]

New Sponsor Bloom – Bringing Expertise to Consultancy Procurement

We’re pleased to welcome Bloom as a new sponsor for Spend Matters UK. We wrote about the firm here and we will be featuring regular […]

Virtualstock Bring Dropshipping Tech To The NHS (Part 2) – The Edge

Yesterday, we described the early days of supply chain technology provider Virtualstock (VS), and explained how their product started to get traction as the concept […]

Virtualstock Bringing Dropshipping Tech to The NHS (Part 1) – Christmas Trees & Bear Grylls …

You don’t come across many successful software firms who funded a key early stage of their development through selling Christmas trees from the car park […]

Jaggaer and Pool4Tool Get Together – Another Powerful Player in the Procurement Tech Market

Last Friday, Jaggaer and Pool4Tool announced that the two firms are merging. Jaggaer as you may remember is the new-ish name for what used to […]

50 Providers to Know and 50 Providers to Watch for 2017

We are excited to announce that, after months of debate, our Spend Matters industry analysts can reveal our 50 Providers to Know and 50 Providers to […]

Emptoris: A Eulogy from Jason Busch for a Great Company

We featured here the news that the Emptoris product line is to be gradually phased out by IBM over coming years and IBM / SAP […]